Monthly Archives: December 2012

A Blustery Day!

I feel like I should prepare for dreams of huffleumps and woozles tonight.  Today’s terribly blustery wind has us all a bit chilled, but the sunshine teased and beckoned me to come outside despite the cold chill.  I took Reggie for a … Continue reading

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A Joy Filled Day…

Ian’s had a great week, particularly Tuesday when his Aunt Joy came up and spent the whole day with him.  Ian’s Aunt Joy happens to be one of my closest friends in the world.  We’ve known each other since 1998, … Continue reading

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Rub a dub dub

Ian graduated from his baby bath tub to the big people bath tub last night.  Ian loves taking a bath every night, but since he’s grown so much in the last few weeks, he’s made bath time…interesting, to say the … Continue reading

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The calm before the storm…

Ian and I had big plans to attend Tri Color Acres’s kids’ day on Saturday, but my sore throat persisted and Ian was running a little warm again, so we opted to stay home and take it easy.  In hindsight, … Continue reading

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Hugging my baby tight

Today another tragedy shook our nation as innocent children lost their lives in an act of senseless violence.  I can’t begin to imagine the grief that dozens of mothers are feeling tonight, but I understand a little bit better than … Continue reading

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7 months!

Ian has reached 7 months old!  My baby is more than half of a year old.  He officially dropped the title of “newborn” some time ago, and while he’s still an infant, he’s rapidly moving toward being a toddler.  Where … Continue reading

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Stately Buildings and Festive Staircases

Henderson Hall, the English building, is where I’ve spent the majority of my on campus time over the last ten years.  First I spent my time in the classrooms and English majors’ study lounge as a student, then in the … Continue reading

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Happy Trails

My mom raised me on a horse, literally.  conveniently, a trail connected her house with Aunt Wanda’s house.  The ride took about an hour at a steady walk, so on weekends she would saddle up Stormy, throw me up in … Continue reading

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Ian persists in his efforts to become completely independent of his parents.  Already he pushes us away when we try to hug him tight, and takes his bottle away from us so that he can feed himself.  Even in play … Continue reading

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It’s (Finally) Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas…

Last weekend, Ian and I had one of his busiest weekends yet.  We started it off on Friday with a lesson for the girls at the ranch.  Ian and I arrived late, but Tabitha did a beautiful job holding down … Continue reading

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